Mount Sinai Genomic Health Initiative

Expertise in genomics research and medicine is found throughout Mount Sinai’s many departments, institutes, and centers, leading to groundbreaking collaborations and advancements in technology and patient care. The Mount Sinai Genomic Health Initiative facilitates organization and coordination among this vast array of researchers, working groups, clinicians, and resources to advance our capabilities in research, education, and patient care.

“Harnessing the potential of the human genome is the future of healthcare. The Genomic Health Initiative brings together experts across Mount Sinai aimed at using genomic technology and data to revolutionize with way we prevent and treat diseases. Our faculty of experts in genomics, medicine, and computer science are pioneering approaches to translate genomic discoveries into medical knowledge that will change the way people approach their health and wellness.“

- Dennis S. Charney, Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Department/Institutes

Description

Lead

Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences

 

Understanding genetic variation as it relates to health and disease

 

Alison Goate

 

Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine

 

Biobanking to revolutionize medicine and health care

 

Judy Cho

 

Friedman Brain Institute

 

Genomic research on neurological and psychiatric disorders

 

Eric Nestler

 

Icahn Genomics Institute

 

Developing new RNA and DNA based therapies

 

Brian Brown

 

Institute for Genomic Health

 

Transforming genomics into new paradigms for preventive health

 

Eimear Kenny

 

Mindich Child Health and Development Institute

Understanding effects of genes and environment on childrens health

 

Bruce Gelb

 

Tisch Cancer Institute

Advancing clinical breakthroughs to help prevent and eradicate cancer

 

Ramon Parsons

 

Resources

Description

Lead

BINGS

 

Ernesto Guccione

BioMe

 

 

Judy Cho

 

Data Ark

 

 

Paul O’Reilly
Patricia Kovatch

 

Scientific Computing and Data Group

 

High performance computational and data ecosystem to accelerate scientific discovery

 

Patricia Kovatch

 

Genomics Technology Development Lab

 

 

Robert Sebra